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Minnesota Legislature

Agriculture and Food Finance and Policy Division

Meets: Tuesday and Thursday at 9:45 a.m. in Room 200
Committee Chair: Rep. Jeanne Poppe (27B)
Vice Chair: Rep. Jeff Brand (19A)


Committee Administrator: Nancy Conley 651-296-4374
Committee Legislative Assistant: Carl Kaase 651-296-9552

Division Reports

Meeting Minutes

Upcoming Meetings

Monday, January 27, 2020 at 10:00 AM
Chair: Rep. Jeanne Poppe
Location: 200 State Office Building
Time Note:

This meeting is blocked until 4:00 PM.


I. Status report for 2019 harvest: How weather challenges impacted planting and the harvest

II. Responding to a changing climate: Agriculture best practices and what is being done
- Joint presentation by Minnesota Department of Agriculture, Board of Soil and Water Resources, and Minnesota Pollution Control Agency

Break for lunch on your own (12-1)

III. Alternatives for moving forward: Research update by University of Minnesota Extension

IV. Experience from the field: A discussion of how farmers are looking at new practices to adapt to challenges associated with and contribute to solutions to a changing climate